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  1. J

    Axminster site

    Since they have upgraded there site I can`t access it, anyone having simlar probs?
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    How clever are YOU

    Below are four (4) questions. You have to answer them instantly. You can't take your time, answer all of them immediately. > > > OK? Let's find out just how clever you really are. > > > > > > Ready? > > > > > > GO!!! (scroll down) First Question: You are participating in a race. You...
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    Best High Gloss Finish

    Have been experimenting with some high gloss finishes and was wondering what you blokes use. Have had some good finishes with Robert Sorbet Universal Laquer and Rustins Plastic Coating gives a good finish but does need cutting with paste to get a mirror like finish. Some lathe polishes give a...
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    Lazy Susan

    Hi all Anyone got any out of the ordinaty ideas for making a lazy susan. Would really like to make an intricate design with the fretsaw but I`m lacking inspiration, any ideas?
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    Interesting sites

    Here`s a few sites you might find useful www.interestingtimbers.co.uk www.goodtimber.com www.getwoodworking.com
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    Kids never fail to amaze me

    I`ve added a photo in the woodturning section of a bowl turned by my 13 year old daughter (under my supervision). I know we all think our kids are good at everything but please assure me that this is a good job for a 13 year old and only her forth turning. Looks like woodworking could run in the...
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    Timber Suppliers

    Wondering if anyone in the Greater London/Essex area can reccommend a good timber supplier. Have used S L Hardwoods quite a lot and quite pleased with them but they are quite a distance form my home. Local suppliers are a bit hit and miss with there quality so would like to find a good...
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    Or is it Zebranio, anyway, managed to get hold of a sizable amount of this timber at a good price sold as kiln dried but still wet(ish), so seasoned for approx 6 months in the workshop. Turned a bowl, looked really nice with the contrasting grain, three days inside and large crackes started to...